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Jeter hits No. 2,500
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Yankees 9, Orioles 4
Mike Mussina went six innings, allowing four runs on nine hits. (Greg Fiume/Getty)
Derek Jeter wasted no time writing his name in the history books, taking the first pitch he saw in the first inning and rapping career hit No. 2,500. That was just the beginning for the Yanks, as Bobby Abreu went 5-for-5, and twice the offense connected on back-to-back homers.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (68-60)
Won 1
NY Yankees 9, Baltimore 4   BAL
Baltimore (62-66)
Lost 1
August 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4   9 16 0
Baltimore
1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0   4 9 1
Standings thru 8/22/08  |  Recap: NYY | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Orioles stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .312
Jeter, SS 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 .296
Abreu, RF 5 2 5 1 0 0 0 .295
Rodriguez, A, 3B 5 2 2 0 0 1 4 .309
Giambi, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .250
  Ransom, 1B 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.000
Nady, LF 5 1 2 2 0 2 0 .328
Matsui, DH 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 .313
Cano, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .263
Molina, J, C 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .227
Totals 41 9 16 8 2 10 16  

BATTING
2B: Damon (26, Liz), Rodriguez, A 2 (28, Walker, Cabrera).
HR: Cano (11, 5th inning off Liz, 0 on, 0 out), Molina, J (2, 5th inning off Liz, 0 on, 0 out), Ransom (2, 9th inning off Cabrera, 2 on, 2 out), Nady (21, 9th inning off Cabrera, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano 5; Giambi; Jeter; Damon 2; Rodriguez, A 4; Ransom 4; Abreu 5; Molina, J 4; Nady 5.
RBI: Abreu (82), Cano (56), Molina, J (14), Nady 2 (78), Ransom 3 (5).
2-out RBI: Ransom 3; Nady.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi; Damon 2; Cano; Molina, J.
GIDP: Rodriguez, A.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Abreu (10, 2nd base by Liz/Hernandez, Ra).

FIELDING
DP: (Rodriguez, A-Cano-Giambi).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .301
Markakis, RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .303
Mora, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .283
Huff, DH 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 .301
Millar, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .250
Scott, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .271
Hernandez, Ra, C 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .257
Payton, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Castro, Ju, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .198
Totals 33 4 9 4 0 3 7  

BATTING
2B: Millar (24, Mussina).
HR: Hernandez, Ra (14, 4th inning off Mussina, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Millar 3; Scott; Roberts, B; Mora; Markakis; Hernandez, Ra 4; Huff 2.
RBI: Huff 2 (89), Hernandez, Ra 2 (56).
2-out RBI: Huff.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott.
SF: Hernandez, Ra.
GIDP: Millar.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts, B (32, 2nd base off Mussina/Molina, J).
CS: Scott (2, 2nd base by Mussina/Molina, J).

FIELDING
E: Castro, Ju (3, fielding).
PB: Hernandez, Ra (9).
Outfield assists: Markakis (Giambi at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Mora-Roberts, B-Millar, Hernandez, Ra-Roberts, B).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mussina 6.0 9 4 4 0 3 1 3.45
Veras (W, 4-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.78
Marte (H, 20) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.45
Rivera (S, 29) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.60
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Liz 4.2 9 3 3 1 4 2 7.32
Sarfate 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 5.09
Cherry (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.00
Walker (H, 8)(L, 1-1) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 5.64
Mickolio (BS, 1) 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00
Castillo, A 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 0 2.79
Cabrera 0.1 3 3 3 0 1 2 4.24

Mickolio pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Mussina 41, Liz 37.
WP: Mickolio.
HBP: Huff (by Marte).
Pitches-strikes: Mussina 110-75, Veras 11-5, Marte 6-4, Rivera 15-10, Liz 83-52, Sarfate 23-12, Cherry 11-8, Walker 13-7, Mickolio 6-4, Castillo, A 29-16, Cabrera 13-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mussina 6-6, Veras 2-1, Marte 0-1, Rivera 1-1, Liz 4-1, Sarfate 1-1, Cherry 0-2, Walker 0-0, Mickolio 0-0, Castillo, A 3-0, Cabrera 0-0.
Batters faced: Mussina 25, Veras 3, Marte 3, Rivera 4, Liz 21, Sarfate 5, Cherry 3, Walker 3, Mickolio 1, Castillo, A 6, Cabrera 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera 1-0, Sarfate 1-0, Mickolio 2-2, Castillo, A 1-0, Cabrera 1-1.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:23.
Att: 43,543.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
August 22, 2008
August 22, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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